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Wednesday 2 August 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The three-masted yacht EOS, currently moored at Vuna Wharf, presents a stunning view for Nuku'alofa's Central Business District. EOS is one of the world's largest private sailing yachts.
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Sunday 18 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva praised the New Zealand government for its support in the drive for more democracy in Tonga, and said that he and the New Zealand Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Bill English had "an excellent meeting" in Nuku’alofa last week.
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Tuesday 13 December 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A young Tongan Santa Claus in full suit and snowy white beard, visited sick children in Vaiola Hospital's Paediatric Ward today and handed out presents with a friendly smile.
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Monday 31 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A group of business men from China visited Tonga last week and looked at areas for potential investment in agriculture, fisheries and tourism.
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Monday 3 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A leader of the Church of England, the Archbishop of York, the Most Revd. Rt. Hon. Dr John Sentamu (66) visited one of Tonga's smallest islands this morning where he preached at an Oceanic Eucharist and took action to prevent erosion.
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Wednesday 22 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A National Geographic Expedition group that arrived in Vava“u by a private jet, visited ‘Ene’io Botanical Garden in Tu’anekivale for the first time on 17 April with a second visit planned for September this year.
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Friday 27 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s very low economic growth rate means that employment, particularly for young people, cannot be realised, and new investment is needed in order to create new opportunities, the World Bank Vice President for East Asia and Pacific, Axel van Trotsenburg said in Nuku‘alofa yesterday, February 26.
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Tuesday 25 February 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Elder Neil L. Andersen, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, USA, visited Tonga during the weekend.
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Thursday 18 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The HMNZS Wellington of the New Zealand Navy is in Nuku’alofa on a friendly visit from July 17-24. The vessel will be open to the public to visit in the weekend at Vuna Wharf.
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Tuesday 28 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
La Moqueuse, a French Navy Patrol Vessel called into Nuku'alofa on May 25-28, during a routine maritime surveillance operation of the Pacific Ocean.
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Thursday 13 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Visiting Tonga, Senator Louise Pratt of Western Australia, presented new uniforms to Tonga Police officers at the Police Headquarter in Longlongo today. This is part of a Tonga Police Development Program funded by a Tri-Partite Development Agreement between Tonga, Australia and New Zealand. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Thursday 24 November 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Okinawa Traditional Performing Arts Tour from Japan visited Tonga on the last leg of a South Pacific Tour, presenting a free performance at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall in Nuku'alofa on November 23.
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Friday 11 November 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seven New Zealand rugby players and a rugby trainer, visiting Tonga this week, under New Zealand's Pacific Prevention of Domestic Violence Programme, visited schools and conducted training with young rugby players.
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Monday 18 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Mr Kamalesh Sharma, who is currently on his first visit to Tonga, was officially welcomed by the Government of Tonga with a luncheon in Vava'u after arriving on Saturday, July 16.
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Monday 16 May 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Lauan chief, Ratu Tevita Uluilakeba Mara, is believed to be staying at Consular House on Vuna Road on the Nuku'alofa waterfront, as a guest of his kinsman, King George Tupou V, while exchanges fly between the Fiji and Tonga governments.
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Monday 16 May 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A top military officer and high ranking Fijian chief from Lau is under the protection of Tonga's king today after being brought to Tonga in a top secret rescue mission believed to be conducted by the Tongan navy last week.
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Saturday 30 April 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Royal Wedding of HRH Prince William to Miss Catherine Middleton was celebrated in Tonga on Friday evening with a reception hosted by the British High Commissioner for Tonga, Mr Malcolm McLachlan and Dr Mary McLachlan at Consular House, in Nuku'alofa.
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Saturday 30 April 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
THE world's largest solar powered boat, the MSRANOR Planetsolar was an impressive sight as it smoothly sailed into the Nuku'alofa harbour on April 29, during its first ever-solar boat expedition around the world.
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Thursday 7 April 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
THE Speaker of the Israeli Knesset, or Parliament, Hon Reuven Rivlin visited Tonga for the first time on April 7, and joined in a tau'olunga with nurses during a presentation at the Tonga National Centre.
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Sunday 20 March 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Vice-Consul of the French Embassy in Suva, Alexandre Raugel laid a wreath at the Ashika Memorial Wall, Vakataumai Cemetery, Ma'ufanga on March 17, in tribute to a French couple who died in the sinking of the MV Princess Ashika in 2009.
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